What’s happening in Uzes, France on July 14th? I set out with my camera to see how the French celebrate in this small town. It’s all about family, food, dancing and fireworks. This year, it was also about brocante. A hundred or more brocante dealers showed off their best […]
There’s another dimension to the experience.
The French love bandes dessinées — drawn cartoons. We may call them “funnies” in the States but here they take the art form quite seriously.
There are a few musical events in my life that I will always remember. The concert with Stacey Kent in the Cour du Duche last night is high on the list.
French opera, performed live in New York, broadcast live at a cinema in Uzes — with French subtitles.
With all the cold, rainy weather in January, I enjoy looking back at some of last summer’s favorite places. Enjoy and think about sunny days! The city side of Nice Traveling to Nice to enjoy the beaches is always nice. However, don’t forget there’s a city side to […]
No matter how many times I visit the villages near Uzes, I find something new and irresistible.
Today We Are All Parisians Ten voices silenced. One million new ones will appear.
Favorite foods and travels 2014
Churches, Temples and Mosques of France, Turkey and Nepal
Christmas in the beautiful village of Uzes, France.
Now that you have seen some of the foods that make Lyon one of the world’s great pleasures, here are a few of the sights that make the French city a true world treasure. View from the bank of the Rhone Rubin sculpture in the entrance garden to […]
Day Two in Lyon was a rainy day so a perfect time to do some shopping. Not that I need an excuse to shop! First stop was the city market in Lyon , known as “Les Halles de Lyon Paul Bocuse.” The outside of the building is less […]
Lyon, France is famous for its bouchon restaurants. In the States we might call the fare “home cooking.”
In awe of the French Anytime I take a trip in France and walk among ancient Roman ruins, I am thankful to the French. In French towns and villages where the Romans used to roam, you can actually see, feel, touch and experience the places of the past. […]
There’s nothing like a ride on a train through the Cevennes with a gazillion Halloween goblins!
Mon fils is visiting me in Uzes. Nothing could make me happier than to show him the sights and to introduce him to my new friends.
The farmer who sells goat cheese at the Uzes Saturday Market is one of my favorite vendors.
One of the local artists in Uzes threw a soiree for a few friends and fans. Aside from celebrating the last days of his exhibit, t was a crazy good party.
This summer I was invited to a bullfight in Nimes. Visions of bulls, matadors and swinging red capes have been swirling in my head ever since.